Pakistani, Indian officials hold counter-terrorism talks

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Islamabad, Jun 24 (UNI) Pakistani and Indian officials today held talks on counter-terrorism and agreed to prevent violence and terrorist acts through exchange of specific information.

Pakistan's additional secretary (Asia and Pacific) Khalid Masood and his Indian counterpart Vivek Katju led their respective delegations at the third meeting of the joint anti-terrorism mechanism, which was formed in 2006.

''The two sides reviewed the follow up steps taken on the information shared during the earlier meetings of the Joint-Anti Terrorism Mechanism,'' a foreign ministry statement said after the talks.

It added that both sides also shared fresh information on terrorist incidents.

It was agreed to ''continue to work to identify counter-terrorism measures, assist in investigations through exchange of specific information and for preventing violence and terrorist acts,'' the statement said .

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